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Top 10 Sports Underdog Winners of All Time


Everyone loves to see the underdog win and for many of us, that’s why we tune in to begin with. Let’s take a closer look at the top 10 underdog winners of all time.

1. Leicester City


Would you believe that this club faced 5,000 to 1 odds before the season became and still managed to bring home a Premier League championship? We may never see another team beat the odds in such an outrageous manner ever again in our lifetime.

2. Buster Douglas

When Mike Tyson was in his prime, he considered to be completely unstoppable, so when he was knocked out by a then unknown Buster Douglas in Japan, he was later forced to admit that he did not properly prepare for the bout.

3.North Carolina State

The 1983 NCAA Championship came down to the scrappy Wolfpack and the heavily favored Houston Cougars. While the Cougars were equipped with future NBA stars Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon, unknown Lorenzo Charles scored the winning bucket to propel the Pack to victory.